News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Canadian Open Freeskiing Championships – Senior Finals (17-Jan-11)

10th Annual Freeskiing Championships Senior event concluded

ROSSLAND, B.C. – RED Mountain hosted the 10th Annual Canadian Open Freeskiing Championships Senior event  this past weekend.  With a flurry of walk-in registrations the competition had a healthy group of competitors vying for top spot in the Senior Open. 

With variable cloudiness, fresh snow and mild temperatures, the finals for the senior portion of the event concluded on Saturday, January 15th.  With all of the athletes descending down the slopes of Mount Roberts, typically known as a backcountry enthusiast slope, the championship saw a tough pool of competitors showing top caliber skiing.  Prize money was issued for the top 5 athletes in the men’s and women’s categories.  Top athletes, CJ Wright and Kasie Stroshin took top spot for the Senior Men’s and Women’s categories respectively.  Local RED athletes Colston Villanueva Beatson placed 4th in the men’s category and Leah Evans placed 5th in the women’s category.  Rafters Bar, RED’s renovated bar, played host to the Kokanee Afterparty which rounded out the celebration. 

The Junior portion of the Canadian Open Freeskiing Championships takes place January 20 – 22, 2011.  Athlete check-in takes place on Thursday and qualifiers/finals taking place on Friday/Saturday.



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